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Mob in Nigeria Stones Accused Gays

Police used tear gas outside a court in northern Nigeria to disperse an angry mob throwing rocks at prisoners accused of being gay. Scores of young men appeared outside an Islamic court Wednesday in Bauchi, Nigeria, as nine men, including a college professor, were brought in for trial.  Outside the courthouse, the crowd shouted: “God will punish you!” as the defendants’ vehicle approached. After rocks were thrown at the vehicle, the police dispersed the crowd with tear...

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